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Author Name:    GREENFIELD, Nathan M.

Title:   Forgotten : Canadian POWs, Escapers and Evaders in Europe, 1939-45. First Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    HarperCollins, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9781443404891 

Seller ID:   105222

GREENFIELD, Nathan M. The Forgotten : Canadian POWs, Escapers and Evaders in Europe, 1939-45. (Toronto): HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xii,(6),1-[472],(4), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, reddish paper coverd spine with white paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "'The Forgotten' tells the story of the morethan 10,000 Canadian servicemen, merchant mariners and civilians for whom the war ended in surrender, capture imprisonment or escape, as seen throughthe eyes of a group of men who struggled to survive in Hitler's Europe. Am ong them were Private Stan Darch, who had already survived the cauldron of Dieppe; Sergeant Edward Carter-Edwards, who endured the hell of Buchenwald;RCAF Sergeant Ian MacDonald, who was on the run before being betrayed to t he Gestapo and spent six weeks in the notorious Fresnes Prison in Paris; aswell as seventeen civilian priests and brothers who were captured at sea. To survive the horrid conditions in the stalags across Europe and the hunger marches through the freezing winter of 1944-45, these otherwise ordinary Canadians required extraordinary valour and commitment to the Allied cause -- and to each other." - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00


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